Rechargeable vs. Disposable Batteries – Which is Greener and Cheaper?

I am constantly amazed at the number of things that need batteries to operate. Apart from the obvious ones like cars and other vehicles, there is a plethora of tools, appliances, phones, watches, cameras, computers, toys and gadgets that are battery powered. Have you ever noticed that so many of these are not sold with the … … Continue reading

Are You Getting Ripped Off At The Gas Pump?

A few weeks ago, my Aunt sent along an email that warned about mis-calibrated gas pumps. The email was adamant that pumps were overcharging for gasoline because the total amount didn’t really match up to the price times the number of gallons. My Gasoline Ripoff Non-Scientific Test. Two weeks ago, I took a car trip across the … … Continue reading